In Pics: Footballers who have collapsed on the pitch
Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed during their Euro 2020 Group B opener against Finland on Saturday (June 12).
CHEICK TIOTE: Four months after leaving Newcastle United, the midfielder fainted during a training session with the Chinese club Beijing Enterprises. The 30-year-old Ivorian died in hospital.
ANTONIO PUERTA: The Sevilla midfielder collapsed while jogging back in the first game of the 2007-08 La Liga season against Getafe and, though he walked off the pitch after being helped by medical staff, he collapsed again in the dressing room.
Puerta, a Spain international, was rushed to hospital, where he died three days later of "multiple organ failure" due to a cardiac arrest at the age of 22.
BAFETIMBI GOMIS: The French striker has collapsed several times on the pitch due to a medical condition which causes him to faint. He has collapsed playing for Swansea City, Galatasaray, and Al-Hilal.
MARC-VIVIEN FOE: The Cameroon midfielder collapsed during a Confederations Cup match in 2003. Medical staff attempted to resuscitate the 28-year-old on the pitch before taking him off on a stretcher.
However, they failed in their attempts to restart his heart and he was pronounced dead.
MIKLOS FEHER: The Hungary striker was playing for Portuguese side Benfica against Vitoria Guimaraes in January 2004 when he keeled over in pain before falling backward onto the pitch after a heart attack.
FABRICE MUAMBA: The Bolton Wanderers midfielder collapsed on the pitch in an FA Cup match in 2012 due to a cardiac arrest and was technically "dead" for 78 minutes before he was revived. The former England under-21 midfielder had to retire soon after at the age of 24.